Artist, Printmaker, and Scholar Alicia Candiani visits SUNY New Paltz

Wednesday, March 9, 2005


As a guest of the Art Lecture Series, Argentinean artist, printmaker, and scholar Alicia Candiani, presented her work at SUNY New Paltz in March 2005. In her work she uses digital and printmaking media to explore female identity and issues of gender, while investigating and commenting upon the political and social issues in Latin America.

Candiani's work has been shown internationally in over 300 group and one-person exhibitions since 1977, and has won prestigious awards from International Biennials in India, Russia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Japan and Spain as well as in her native country. Her scholarships include residencies at the University of Boston, University of Wyoming, as well as institutions in Canada and Belgium. Her work can be found in private and public collections in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Candiani has also introduced numerous ideas to the field of graphic arts through her participation in conferences, teaching and lecturing widely on various aspects of art, printmaking and digital media. She has been invited as a visiting professor at numerous institutions throughout the world.

Alicia Candiani's presentation was sponsored by the Student Art Alliance, a member of the SUNY Student Association.

Posted by SUNY New Paltz Printmaking Blog at 10:37 AM  

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